Chilly Chili Ornamental Chili

Capsicum annuum 'Chilly Chili'

Long, colorful fruits ranging from yellow to red adorn this upright, compact plant. These edible fruits are perfect for homes with children or curious animals because the fruit, while beautiful, is not as spicy as other varieties. Prefers full sun, but also tolerates indoor or patio plantings.
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Full sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationKAP-sih-kum AN-yoo-um
Average Size at MaturityReaches 10 to 18 inches tall and up to 18 inches wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEdible, Gift Plant, Showy Fruit, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Plant in well-drained soil.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10

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